An ostomy is a surgically made opening (stoma) in the skin that allows the external excretion of waste products such as stools, mucus, and urine into a bag placed outside the body of the patient. This bag is known as an ostomy drainage bag. Ostomies are used for the treatment of intestinal and bladder diseases. These procedures are also used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases and some types of cancer. An ostomy can be a temporary or permanent procedure depending on the condition and needs of the patient. There are three types of ostomy: colostomy, ileostomy, and urostomy.
Analysts forecast the Global Ostomy Drainage Bags market will grow at a CAGR of 5.10 percent over the period 2013-2018.
Covered in this Report
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Ostomy Drainage Bags market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of colostomy bags, ileostomy bags, and urostomy bags.
The Global Ostomy Drainage Bags Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Ostomy Drainage Bags market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
- B. Braun Melsungen AG
- Coloplast A/S
- ConvaTec Inc.
- Hollister Inc.